dayofweek(

dayofweek(

DATE

)
The** dayofweek( **function computes the day of the week, with Sunday being 0, Monday 1, etc.

**Parameters**

** date** – is a number representing the date.

**Description**

This function computes the day of the week as a number from 0 to 6, as shown in the table below.

Value | Day Of Week |
---|---|

0 | Sunday |

1 | Monday |

2 | Tuesday |

3 | Wednesday |

4 | Thursday |

5 | Friday |

6 | Saturday |

Note: The value returned by this function is not affected by the System Preference *Languages & Regions* panel. It will always return 0 for Sunday, no matter what day is specified in the preferences as the first day of the week. If you want to know what the preferred first day of the week is, use the firstdayofweek( function.

**See Also**

- calendardate( -- helps in creating monthly calendars.
- calendarday( -- helps in creating monthly calendars.
- Date Patterns -- control how dates are displayed or converted to text.
- date( -- converts text into a number representing a date.
- datepattern( -- converts a number representing a date into text. The function uses a pattern to control how the date is formatted (see Date Patterns).
- datevalue( -- converts integer values for year, month and day into a number representing a date.
- dayvalue( -- extracts the day from a date as a numeric value.
- firstdayofweek( -- returns the user's preference for first day of the week.
- groupdatepattern( -- converts a number representing a date into text in a special format for use with the summarytable( and crosstab( functions. The function uses a pattern to control how the date is formatted (see Date Patterns).
- month1st( -- computes the first day of a month.
- monthlength( -- computes the length (number of days) of a month.
- monthmath( -- takes a date and computes the date that is one or more months before or after the original date.
- monthvalue( -- extracts the month from a date as a numeric value.
- naturaldate( -- converts a number representing a date into text using "natural" formatting.
- quarter1st( -- computes the first day of a quarter.
- quartervalue( -- extracts the quarter from a date as a numeric value.
- regulardate( -- extracts a regular date (number of days from January 1, 4713 B.C.) from a superdate.
- superdate( -- converts a regular date and a regular time into a superdate.
- superdatepattern( -- converts a number containing a superdate to text, allowing you to specify the patterns for both the date and the time conversion to text.
- superdatesecondsstr( -- converts a number containing a superdate to text, including the seconds.
- superdatestr( -- converts a number containing a superdate (date + time) to text.
- supernow( -- returns the number representing the current date and time as a superdate.
- today( -- returns a number corresponding to today's date.
- week1st( -- computes the first day of a week (Sunday).
- weekvalue( -- extracts the week from a date as a numeric value.
- year1st( -- computes the first day of a year.
- yearvalue( -- extracts the year from a date as a numeric value.

**History**

Version | Status | Notes |

10.0 | No Change | Carried over from Panorama 6.0 |